The 37-year-old Russian scored a double in the NHL regular season match with the Vancouver Canucks (5: 1).

These goals were the striker's 402nd and 403rd in away meetings.

Thus, Ovechkin broke the record of forward Wayne Gretzky (402) for the number of goals scored in away games.

It was previously reported that Ovechkin's double brought Washington a victory over Vancouver in the NHL.